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CBS
Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
quote blue and yellow lines. good evening. we are just hours away from the first and only vice presidential debate joe biden under pressure to do well after president obama's lackluster performance last week. we've got anita brikman live with the story from mclean but begin with a preview. >> reporter: both vice president joe
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
then you are -- biden or ryan are more likely to do that than romney or obama. >> vice president the debates have not done much to sway voters either way. insta-weather futurecast and traffic pulse 11 together. >> will have an accident at liberty heights ave. watch for lane closures. we are looking at delays leading up to i-70. watch for some degree in rhode -- debris in the road. 31 on 295. delays developed in from 195 toward 100. the see what is going on out there on interstate 70. not bad coming out to the beltway. let's switch over to a lot deal of traffic. no problems to report that the moment. watch for the latest developing their. that is the latest on traffic poles 11. now a preview of the baltimore running festival. good morning. >> good morning. we are live at the finish line. a lot of people will be excited to see that as we get ready for the baltimore running festival. the only is this a big economic impact for the city, but also raising a lot of money for the charities. thank you for coming out this morning. you have a touching story of of what you are running in this we
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
vice president biden. you're a co-chair of the obama campaign. the president said that he was a little too polite in his debate last week. are you hopeful that the vice president is a little impolite tonight? >> no, i wouldn't go that far, but i want him to be direct, to address the issues. i think the president missed some opportunities. i think he would be the first to confess that. i know joe biden, chairman of the foreign relations committee, chairman of the judicial committee. quite a career in the senate. he is also a person that listens carefully to people and he understands some of the things that governor romney said in the campaign reversed course on in the debate. >> that will be a point that he will come out with tonight. one of the most important goals for the vice president tonight is to make the economic case for the campaign. it will be important for him to be on offense instead of defending the president's record. how does he do that? >> the one thing the president should have brought up more often was romney's position, which said let the automobile companies g
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
] new mr. clean select-a-size magic eraser. >>> assume that president obama will be watching the vice presidential debate. we're told mitt romney definitely will. i had an exclusive interview and asked him about his own debate and the challenge with paul ryan tonight. are you confident paul ryan will take on joe biden thursday night? >> you know, i don't know how paul will deal with his debate. obviously, the vice president has done i don't know 15 or 20 debates during his lifetime. experienced debater. this is i think paul's first debate. i may be wrong. he may have done something in high school, i don't know. it will be a new experience for paul, but i'm sure he'll do fine and frankly, paul has the facts on his size. he has policy on his side and we have results on our side, so i think he'll, you'll find in the final analysis that people make their assessments on these debates not so much by the thee at ricks, but on whether the policy's been described will make their life better. i just think that the american people think the president's policies are not something we can afford fo
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
off in kentucky. >> after president obama's lackluster performance, people are looking to vice president biden to help them rebound. >> reporter: paul ryan arrived in kentucky ahead of his first nationally televised debate. the number two man on the g.o.p. ticket told reporters earlier in florida voters will see a clear choice when he faces off against vice president joe biden. >> joe biden has been on this stage before. he's been on the big stages. it's my first time. but what he can't run from is president obama's indefensible record. they'rjust offering more of the same. >> reporter: ryan will face an opponent who occasionally causes controversy with free wheeling statements but republicans also know vice president biden is a seasoned debater. usually vice presidential debates don't greatly impact elections, but with the president's lack laster debate performance, many believe the democrats desperately need the vice president to deliver tonight. >> what it will do especially for the obama campaign after this horrific debate that he -- that president obama had last week, it c
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 1:00pm EDT
incumbent on president obama and vice president biden to explain what exactly has happened over the last four years 23 million americans out of work, 47 million americans on food stamps 1 in 6 americans in poverty have them explain the rational for why they deserve a second term. there is a choice as it relates to the budgets, they are running on the romney/ryan agenda. governor romney laid out a plan, his five-point plan for the middle class. >> nbc's ron mott has been covering congressman ryan throughout and traveling with him and interviewing dan senor as well, and joins me now here. you've been with ryan camp. what is the mood? they must have gotten pumped up. >> totally. >> by the romney performance. now there's a whole expectation game for their own performance tonight. >> they've been playing the lower the expectations saying we're up against a guy very good and that is very true. paul ryan doesn't have the national debate experience that vice president biden does and vice president biden is pretty good at it. and what you just heard dan senor said there, that he needs to sta
KICU
Oct 10, 2012 11:30pm PDT
obama's record. vice president joe biden isn't expected in kentucky until tomorrow. he's been preparing at his home in delaware. both parties say the stakes may be higher given barack obama's poor performance last week. they will get about ten minutes for each topic. each candidate will get two minutes to respond to the moderator's question. the debate is slated to last 90 minutes. you can watch it right here on ktvu channel 2 tomorrow night beginning at 6:00 p.m. ktvu news will follow immediately afterward. we're also providing live streaming coven raj on our website -- coverage on our website, ktvu.com. >>> supporters of a number of initiatives, including the governor's tax hike to support education. ♪ [ music ] those who took part in the so- called vigil for the votes are encouraging voters to support proposition 30. that's the governor's temporary tax increase proposal. in addition, they are also calling on voters to approve prop 36, which would modify the three strikes law to keep nonviolent offenders to being sentenced to prison. they also want voters to approve prop 3
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
new poll showing mitt romney gaining on president obama, as vice president biden and paul ryan get ready for their debate tonight. >>> getting a tattoo is often a fashion statement. it can also carry risks. michael finney with safety ti >>> welcome back. clouds hanging around even though the radar returns are starting to dry and move out over the ocean clouds are causes 69 minute flight arrival delays into sfo now. fargo, minneapolis, 60s and -- 40s, 60s and 70s everywhere else. right now newark and san francisco, sfo the only airports with flight arrival delays. flight tracker abc7news.com. delays from the weather or anything else. >>> 6:15. polls released overnight show how tight the race for president is now critical swing states that could decide next month's election. according to the new polls in colorado mitt romney has a 1 point need over the president 48-47% last month that number was reversed. in virginia the president enjoys a five point lead over romney, 51 to 46% unchanged from last month in wisconsin president obama has a three point lead, 50-47% down from the six poi
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm PDT
greatest weakness tomorrow night, he implied, president obama's record. vice president joe biden isn't expected in kentucky until tomorrow. he's been preparing at his home in delaware. both parties say the stakes may be higher given barack obama's poor performance last week. they will get about ten minutes for each topic. each candidate will get two minutes to respond to the moderator's question. the debate is slated to last 90 minutes. you can watch it right here on ktvu channel 2 tomorrow night beginning at 6:00 p.m. ktvu news will follow immediately afterward. we're also providing live streaming coven raj on our website -- coverage on our website, ktvu.com. >>> supporters of a number of initiatives, including the governor's tax hike to support education. ♪ [ music ] those who took part in the so- called vigil for the votes are encouraging voters to support proposition 30. that's the governor's temporary tax increase proposal. in addition, they are also calling on voters to approve prop 36, which would modify the three strikes law to keep nonviolent offenders to being sentenced to
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am PDT
california prison and his wife helped him. >>> turning to decision 2012, here we go. the vice presidential candidates are facing off tonight for the very first and only debate before that election. there's of course a lot of pressure on joe biden after president obama's lackluster debate performance last week. the vice president has been studying up on paul ryan's book, his speeches and his budget. >> i just want to make sure that when i say these things, that i don't have the congressman say no, no, no, i don't have that position or that's not the governor's position. >> we think he's probably going to come at me like a cannon ball. but the achilles heel he has is president obama's record. >> pew research find 51% view vice president biden unfavorabliy. three to four believes the edge goes to ryan. >>> voters are likely to be listening for two key issues during tonight's debate. new analysis from the harvard school of public health shows one in five voters is concerned about health care in the upcoming election. that's the highest the issue has been rank eed since the 1992 el
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
post-debate mome ?um can vice-president biden make up for president obama's debate disaster? today, congressman ryan saking about the kentuckyhwn ity f time. but what he can't run from is president obama indefensible record. >> greta: dick morris, author of the book, here come the black helicopters, joins us. niceo s y. gto h. reomwig l an4ouw mouhoughts on the debate? >> well, it comessa a very important time in the election. romney not only won they and bait last week, but his bounce has bed tas 3 , e vie cty moved up in the polls, even more than he did in the immediate aftermath of the debate. i just saw a poll that was taken in pennsylvania, by a pling firm i tust, jnclauli dein oam pennsylvania by 49-forty46. smith's running very close to casey for the senate. ryan needs to keep that momentum up approximate this election costweolia d a policy person. a young person and an old person. i think on both scores, ryan will really help romney. we have to realize how much of obama's appeal isenio v.ebwi 25 ora 25-year, i guess, difference in age, and one who is kind of a haard regular
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
brown. debates between vice presidential candidates aren't supposed to matter but after president obama's poor debate performance last week, the faceoff between joe biden and paul ryan has turned it into a high stakes affair. in colorado president obama held a slim lead in september now romney has a one-point edge. in wisconsin the president was leading by six points last month, he leads romney by just three points now. in virginia the president continues to hold on to a small lead. tara mergener is in washington following all of this. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. boy the pressure sure is on tonight particularly for joe biden who will be trying to gain ground following that first presidential debate. paul ryan will be trying to keep up his campaign's new momentum. paul ryan arrived in kentucky ahead of his first nationally televised debate. the number two man on the gop ticket told reporters earlier in florida voters will see a clear choice when he faces off against vice president joe biden. >> joe biden has been on the stage before. he's been on these big stage
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> barack obama's record. >> reporter: the 69-year-old vice president biggest channel is to defend that record more aggressively than president obama did. the president picked up the phone aboard air force one today to wish his veep luck on the way to campaign event many miami, where democratic senator nelson had a blunt prediction. >> tonight, joe biden will make mincemeat of paul ryan. [ applause ] >> reporter: no easy task for the vice president. even though he has more experience in debates. >> his convention speech, joe biden, portrayed a president who is engaged, up to the minute on events, who is versed in policy issues. that is not the president we saw on the debate stage in denver. >> reporter: top democrats privately say the biden game plan is to focus on the top of the ticket, hitting romney by going after the target rich ryan budget. strategy the obama camp signaled with a web video today. >> they haven't given me the math. >> well, i don't have the -- it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> reporter: biden, though, could be on defense because unlike
KRON
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
victorious over president obama. vice president by dan must avoid at his normal gas. >> all dates are tough but i'm looking forward to it. >> president obama said he has confidence in his running mate. >> i think judges needs to be joe. paul ryan is smart and an effective speaker but his ideas are the wrong ones and joe understands that. >> there is a new poll that finds 39 percent of voters favor joe biden going into the debates. 44 percent vote for ryan. also last 2008 sarah palin was more popular among the voters. and a reminder that the debate is on tonight and you can watch the whole thing on our 247 news channel comcast 193 or digital 4.2. 9:37 a.m. and we'll be back in a couple of minutes. florida's governor is a little red and the face florida's governor is a little red and the face after giving out a sex hot in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
it's incumbent on president obama and vice president biden to explain what exactly has happened over the last four years. 23 million americans out of work. 47 million americans on food stamps. 1 in 6 americans in poverty. and have them explain the rationratio rationale for why they deserve a second term. there's a choice in this election. they are running on the romney-ryan agenda. governor romney has laid out a plan, laid out the five-point plan for the middle class. >> when there are differences, what does congressman ryan say? this is my budget. this is what governor romney is going to do. >> governor romney has laid out an agenda for four more years. president obama doesn't have another agenda, except four more years of the same. >> does it make it difficult that he has his own budget. >> some of the principles of the budget are the same. the difference between governor romney and congressman ryan pale in comparison between the differences of romney-ryan and obama-biden. that's what we're debating tonight. >> why do people watch a vice presidential debate? do they watch it f
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
tonight. neither president obama for vice president biden has faced the press with any tough questions about what did they know and when did they know it about bengz? and how dare team obama call this a political issue stirred up by republicans. that's remarkable. first, take a look at this. last week, the real clear politics electoral map had the president holding on to 251-181 electoral votes lead. today the map flipped. five states went from leaning obama to a tossup. that's michigan, new hampshire, pennsylvania, wisconsin and ohio. so it's now 201-181.. it's the narrowest electoral margin yet. 50 electoral votes erased from the obama side in one week. he spent too much time chasing big bird, didn't he? this evening paul ryan has the opportunity to keep this momentum going in his debate with vice president biden. cnbc's own john harwood is in kentucky. good evening, john. welcome. >> reporter: good evening, larry. it is going to be a big night tonight. i've got to start out by saying i think if you talk to political professionals in both parties they don't see the electoral map that
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> and you can hear what president obama tells diane >> we are less than 24 hours away from a debate. vice president joe biden and vice-presidential nominee paul ryan are getting ready to square off. >> here is what president obama said to diane sawyer. >> we look forward. it makes you that much more determined. >> the president also accused the romney campaign of confusing voters on several issues, including women's health rights. >> mitt romney spent his day in ohio which is perhaps the most important battleground state of them all. he was northeast of columbus. romney has additional appearances scheduled for the buckeyes state later this week. we invite you to watch the debate right here. you can go to wjla.com/react, and if you have a smartphone or tablets, you can give instant reaction which we will share with people tomorrow night on abc 7 news at 11:00. >> the number of a phone sex line. >> a major train route was blocked for hours today. remarkable ways that people made it home. >> in the belfort furniture weather center, cool weather for baseball. let me tell you how i will
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
obama. the vice president's got a challenge tonight. >> we think he's probably going to come at me like a con nannon ball. >> i just want to make sure that when i say these things that i don't have the congressman say no, no, no, i don't have that position. or that's not the governor's position. >> now, here's the problem. pew research finds that the vice president's favorability is down, not nearly what it was four years ago when he debated sarah palin. in fact, favorable ratings for him, 39%, unfavorable, 51%. so it's upside down. it's less than ryan's. and also people seem to favor ryan to biden to win this debate 40% to 34%. >> tracy potts live on capitol hill for us this morning. thank you. mitt romney's strong debate performance last week is helping him gain ground in critical swing states. a new nbc news, marist, "wall street journal" poll shows the former governor now leads the president in virginia. he has turned a two-point deficit last week into a one-point lead 48-47. in ohio, the president still leads, but romney gained two points since last week to shrink the gap 51-4
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm PDT
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CNN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am PDT
names on the ticket, but the spotlight, of course, on congressman paul ryan and vice president joe biden tonight. they are going to spar. their first and only debate. of course, pressure may be on biden after president obama's underwhelming debate performance last week. here's a new photo. we just got this. this is of biden. essentially he is prepping for the debate there. the vice president and his wife, jill, they are expected to arrive many danville, kentucky, in just a minute or so. just before he left his home state of delaware this morning, biden was asked about the debate. here's how he responded. >> did you err see me rope-a-dope? >> rope-a-dope. briana in dan ville, kentucky, a lot of people know what that is from the days of mohammed aly, and some are looking to see what the vice president is going to do after a pretty disappointing performance from the president. we're all going to be focused on some of the back and forth here. what are the expectations? >> that's right, certainly we're looking to see if joe biden can stem the tide here. certainly it's in favor of the ro
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm EDT
what he can't run from is president obama's indefensible record. >> reporter: the vice president is sometimes hurting team obama with gaffes, that he won't dodge. >> looking forward to it. >> reporter: the stakes in danville look higher after last year's debate in denver. >> the reason is mitt romney's developed significant momentum from his debate performance from barack obama last week. >> reporter: romney, who last night held a big rally in sidney, ohio, narrowed the gap in that key state. in the new nbc poll, no change in florida, obama by one. romney up three since the debate. romney up two in ohio, trailing by six. >> you're talking about single digits, having picked sides as a result of the debate, and romney got the advantage there. so we see a slight closing in these tossup numbers in these three critical states. >> reporter: more pressure on the number two candidates, who face off tonight. for their debate here at center college, domestic and foreign policy, biden and ryan will be seated, which normally leads to a lower energy level. from danville, kentucky, steve handelsm
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
president do differently? how will romney prepare for a different obama? tonight, we have the vice presidential debate. what would you expect to see obama do differently? how will romney be prepared to do with that? >> the president will show up at the next debate. on the 16th, it is a week from today. it is a different format. it makes his job tougher. he will not -- this is a town hall meeting. it will be moderated by a cnn correspondent. there will be undecided voters: -- chosen by gallup. it is at hofstra university in new york. the job for the president is to make of that ground and reassure the people who are with him and the undecided voters that he is in this thing and he wants to be reelected and he does have an argument to make against romney. he has to do it in the context of answering the questions of the voters. that is the structure of the debate. it is a trickier challenge. the third debate is foreign policy, which is another set of issues. >> the debate we will see a different obama and a different romney. but we see in the next debate? >> more of the eve project ob
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
it's a big strength for the vice president, but at the same time the obama administration is facing a ton of criticism over libya from the romney-ryan ticket, and so he is also vulnerable and we'll be seeing how that pans out tonight. >> all right. briana keiller, thank you. appreciate it. >> watch the vice presidential debate. it is happening tonight right here on cnn, cnn.com. our coverage starting at 7:00 eastern. here's what we're working on for this hour. >> the perception battle. it had will happen the moment bide sxen ryan take the stage, and the age gap between the two will be front and center. >>> while their husbands take the stage, the wives will be sitting on the edge of their seats. we'll look at the lives of jenna ryan and jill biden. plus, she's moderating tonight's debate, but martha radditz is facing criticism for knowing president obama too well. he attended her wedding back in the 1990s. that's the power of human resources. the society... for human resource management and its members know... how to harness that power, because we help develop it. from the next econom
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 8:00am PDT
advice for the vice president was. you said attack romney's plans with veracity, defend the obama record and pivot to the future and contrast the roads that lie ahead. what does biden need to do to offset the recent pihiccups? >> i think he has a great opportunity to be the circuit breaker. the president's performance was disappointing last week. the job numbers were good. but now he can break the circuit and re-energize the democratic base. i meant to say attack romney's plans and veracity because one of the topics will be whether or not governor romney last week told the truth to the american people. i think the vice president's in a great position to point out how little truth governor romney told. >> and when we look at social media, those doing the fact checking say president obama actually won because that's their perception based on the drought come of some of the fact checks out there. perry, a big criticism after the last debate was that the president did not fact check romney effectively on the stage itself specifically. now, this time we've already seen the obama/biden
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
widely perceived as a loss by president obama to mitt romney in last week's debate. >> the vice president is very much looking forward to the debate tonight because there are really clear distinctions between the president and mitt romney even if governor romney is trying to fuzzy up those distinctions in the final weeks of the campaign. >> reporter: biden has done this before debating sarah palin in 2008. it's ryan's biggest ever debate stage. he's talking of studying 40 pounds of paperwork as republicans try to build up biden's debate skills. >> i've known paul for a long, long time. he's always hit the ball out of park, but let me tell you something. this is his first time. joe biden has been doing this since the 1800ism. >> reporter: six new polls show the race tightened after the first presidential debate especially in battleground state of virginia, florida, ohio, wisconsin and colorado. it puts more pressure on candidates tonight. however -- >> if either of these candidates make it about them, i think they're making a mistake. this is about governor romney and president obama. i th
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
what he can't run from is president obama's indefensible record. >> reporter: the vice president sometimes hurts team obama with gaffes, with trademark bravado, that he won't dodge. >> looking forward to it. >> reporter: the stakes in danville look higher after last week's debate in denver. >> the reason is that mitt romney's developed significant momentum from his debate performance against barack obama last week. >> reporter: romney, who last night held a big rally in sidney, ohio, narrowed the gap in that key state. in the new nbc poll, no change in florida, obama by one. romney ahead now in virginia, up three since the debate. romney up two in ohio, trailing by six. >> you talk about single digits having picked sides as a result of the debate and romney got the advantage there. we see a slight closing in these tossup numbers in these three critical states. >> reporter: more pressure on the number two candidates who face off tonight. in their debate here, on domestic and foreign policy, biden and ryan will be seated, which normally leads to a lower energy level. from danville,
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
getting a lot more attention than vice presidential debates usually get. the obama campaign is looking to biden to stop the momentum mitt romney has enjoyed since the debate in denver, which governor romney was widely perceived to have won. ryan's job is to keep romney's momentum rolling. today's national gallup poll of likely voters shows governor romney with a slender lead of one point over the president. of course, that's within the margin of error so it's essentially a tie. tonight's debate isality centre college in danville, kentucky. nancy cordes and jan crawford are there. first we'll go to nancy, covering the vice president's campaign. nancy. >> reporter: scorkt the vice president arrived here in kentucky today after self days of intense preparation in his home state of delaware and several people there with him told us the president's weak performance in his own debate didn't so much change the strategy as raise the stakes and thails the vice president is very well aware he needs to have a better night than the president did. you recall when the president was preparing
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
: usually vice- presidential debates don't greatly impact elections but after president obama's lackluster performance at his first debate with mitt romney, many believe democrats are desperate for vice president biden to make a strong showing tonight. >> what it will do for president obama's campaign after the horrific debate president obama had last week it could stop the bleeding. >> reporter: new polls from three battleground states show romney has a one-point edge in colorado. in wisconsin the race is tightening. the president's six point lead before his first debate with romney is down to three points while in virginia. president has a five-point lead. romney and the president debate for the second, time next week in new york. >> and despite the poll numbers senior obama advisor david ale rod this morning is saying there's not a lot of big momentum for romney although he admits romney picked up points after the first debate. they are looking to see what happens after the vice- presidential debate tonight. randall pinkston. back to you. >> thank you. >> let's talk about strategy. what
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 2:00am PDT
himself. >> anna, president obama talked about the vice presidential debate with abc. let's listen. >> i think joe just needs to be joe. congressman ryan is a smart and effective speaker but his ideas are the wrong ones and joe understands that. >> joe just needs to be joe. is that a good game plan? >> i hope so. i hope joe is joe. if joe is joe, we'll end up getting gaffs, we'll end up getting jokes, we'll end up gettin emotion, some maybe off-color remarks. some things that will need to be explained. we certainly will get more zingers. i'm expecting a more entertaining debate than the tirs debate between romney and president obama. but it is incredibly important, first of all, because people are watching. i don't remember ever this kind of anticipation -- >> well, sarah palin. people did watch sarah palin. >> second of all, there's no do-over. president obama gets two more shots at the apple, as does mitt romney. this is it for joe biden. they are expecting -- folks are expecting a very good joe biden. this is a very seasoned politician. in truth, both of them are, two very diffe
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am PDT
told reporters earlier in florida, voters will see a clearchoice when he faces off against vice president joe biden. >> joe biden has been on this stage before. he has been on these big stages. it's my first time. but what he can't run from is president obama's indefensible ortho. they are just offering more of the same. >> reporter: ryan will face an opponent who occasionally causes controversy with freewheeling statements. republicans also know vice president joe biden is a seasoned debater. >> 30, 40, 50, 60, million people, nothing like standing up before them. >> reporter: usually vice- presidential debates don't affect elections but many believe democrats are desperate for vice president joe biden to make a strong showing after president obama's poor showing in the first presidential debate. >> after this horrific debate that president obama had last week, it could stop the bleeding. >> reporter: new polls from three battleground states show romney has a one-point edge in colorado. in wisconsin the race is tight. the 6 point lead is down as to 3 points for the president an
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
: i would like vice- president biden to bring to people's attention how mr. obama saved the car industry and stop to this country from going into a deep depression, by saving the banks. someone from mit said yesterday create $12's plan to million -- 12 million jobs is just wishful thinking and obama's plan is grounded in reality. how can a fast-talking salesman like mr. romney change people's minds and changed their vote? should they not be looking deeper and researched the facts? just talkingy that about energy policy can in any way to create 3 million jobs. you have to look beyond what they are saying and look for the truth, because it's nothing but a snake oil salesman talking. host: do you want to hear them go back and forth tonight interrupting each other or do you want a moderator to step in more and try to control the environment? caller: i would definitely like to see the moderator not let them ramble on. host: so you want time constraints? caller: yes, definitely. i was so disappointed that people are not looking beyond words, because anyone can say anything. host: this
WETA
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: tonight's vice presidential debate marks another high-stakes moment in the campaign. the romney-ryan team is hoping to hang on to its new momentum, while the obama-biden camp is trying to win it back. that left all of the pressure on the number two's today, as the hours counted down. the candidates were sounding upbeat, ahead of their face-off at centre college in danville, kentucky. vice president joe biden departed his home state of delaware today for the debate. >> i'm looking forward to it. >> woodruff: the republican vice presidential nominee, wisconsin congressman paul ryan, arrived yesterday. >> feel good about it. >> woodruff: but the public show of confidence belied the tension, as several new national polls show ryan's running mate, governor romney, with a slight lead, though within the margin of error. that made what happens on the stage tonight, even more critical. president obama called his vice president to wish him luck today, and voiced support for his man last night, in an interview
FOX Business
Oct 10, 2012 9:00pm EDT
obama was not able to do a deal with publicans. gerri: at it's a big question. jonathan, le's just jump to thursday's debate between the vice presidential candidates joe biden and paul ryan. what should we be expecting and what should we be watching for? >> the obama people want to lower the expectations and vice versa on the other side. he will say ridiculous things. but it is usually when he gets on the stump committee starts rambling from he starts asking rhetorical questions. but one has two minutes to give his answer, he actually is very good. he connects with people. >> i think that is exactly what is going on here. getting the one other thing that i want both of you to respond to, and that is jack welch. defending his comments when he questioned the veracity of the jobs numbers. lots of questions about their particular last friday. here is whatack welch said. the data collection system is biased and overstated. i'm not sorry for the heated debates that pursuit. i am not the first to question government numbers and hopefully i will not be the last. what did you make of that w
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 11:00am EDT
fried showdown. full vice squad preview with the panel and obama press secretary ben "the thunder" labolt. pole dancing. the latest horse race numbers with stu rothenburg when "now" starts in a near 180 seconds. well, if it isn't mr. margin. mr. margin? don't be modest, bob. you found a better way to pack a bowling ball. that was ups. and who called ups? you did, bob. i just asked a question. it takes a long time to pack a bowling ball. the last guy pitched more ball packers. but you... you consulted ups. you found a better way. that's logistics. that's margin. find out what else ups knows. i'll do that. you're on a roll. that's funny. i wasn't being funny, bob. i know. >> a cast of the characters is slated to take the stage tonight in danville, kentucky. a nerdy budget wonk, a delaware jae e scrapper, a graf prone firecracker. welcome to into the woods the vice presidential debate edition. it's thursday, october 11th and this is "now." joining me today, gop consultant and former executive director of the republican governor's association, phil musser, amie parnes white house corr
KRON
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
at 4: 40. as the vice president joe biden and his appointed leading kentucky. the race is morphing into a dead heat between president obama and mitt romney. >> the race for the white house is now focused o end danville ky. republican vice presidential hopeful paul ryan does not deny the vice president has considerable more political experience. >> the problem he has is he has barack obamas record. >> with the the polls-- mitt romney was viewed victorious in the recent presidential obeyed over president obama. this comment this ended up striking the message. the complete law back in chains --all the debates are tough but i'm looking for to. >> president obama told abc news he has confidence in his running mate. congressman bryant iryan is a st and of effective speaker. >> the reminder the vice presidential debate is tonight a presidential debate is set for october 16th in new york. you cannot both of them are bay area news channel on your comcast channel 193. are to get our signal of care to the to the digital channel 4.2. coming up the kron for more news to have an update with toda
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 11:00am PDT
presidential and vice presidential debates, he may score well on style but he's got the obama record to defend and not an easy evening for him on substance. and i think people are very impressed with paul ryan. i mean, here's a guy from the heartland of america. he knows the values and challenges of middle income families. and he's got a plan along with governor romney to put america back to work and quit spending money we don't have the children have better opportunities than we have had and -- >> let me jump in. >> i'm looking forward to tonight. >> on that plan, the question then is, does paul ryan need to be more specific tonight in the answers than he was 11 days ago when he was asked by an interviewer to explain mitt romney's tax plan and he said, well i don't really have time to do that. does he have -- can he do better than that? >> there will be plenty of time. here's the tax plan. fairer, flatter, simpler. more competitive tax code. broaden the base getting rid a lot of special interest deductions, a third of the tax code is known as tax expenditur. >> why couldn't paul ryan explain
FOX Business
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
mates's turn to square off. the first and only vice-presidential debate tonight in kentucky. joe biden facing an uphill battle to turn around a democrat's campaign before the clock runs out and make up for president obama's dismal performance. with more on this neil cavuto from danville, ky starting at 8:00 eastern. there is usually usually this much pressure on vice-presidential debate? is it higher this time around because of performance by obama? lou: that has heightened interest in it. whether -- with the sarah palin debate, that was a nexus of seventy million viewers. and so much interest in her at the time. you are quite right. the pressure is on the vice president here to pull one out. the president performed well. this might not be the heated then you for that. this is a table we will be arguing over. and italian-american, makes no difference to us. the fact of the matter is it does psychologically slow you down. you are not inclined to be as aggressive or hostile which is one of the reasons dick cheney when he was vice president and a vice presidential candidate preferred that
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 2:35am EDT
election day. and it is fair to expect president obama will be watching tonight when his vice president joe biden debates republican nominee paul ryan. >> the subject of his own debate performance wasser to one when world news anchor diane sawyer spoke to mr. obama at the white house. >> let's get right to it, that debate what happened. >> governor romney had a good night. i had a bad night. >> how bad? >> not the first time i had a bad night. >> i think what is important, the fundamentals of what this race is about haven't changed. governor romney went to a lot of trouble to try to hide what his positions are because he knows those idea have been rejected. they won't work. if he is making an honest presentation about what he proposed he will lose. because the american people are not going to go back there. what this comes done to is how we are going to grow an economy in which everybody gets a fair shot. governor romney's prescription is that -- if we cut taxes by $5 trillion, skewed toward the wealthy and roll back regulations that i have put in place, some how the economy is going to
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
vice president biden for the reasons that you just mentioned, is president-elect obama going to come out and be aggressive. they need to do something to change the narrative that came out of the presidential debate last week. i expect him to come out and try and do that this evening. >> shep: we got mighty good housing numbers. the conventional wisdom is that if the news is good, the sitting candidate, the one who is already in office, has the edge on those matters. how do you attack that? >> i think we all hope for good news. we all hope the economy starts coming back around, that people get back to work. if you look at second quarter growth numbers this last year, those have been adjusted downward to 1.3%. you still have fuel prices of more than doubled since the president took office, health insurance costs are up 29%, college tuition up 25%. as i said earlier, incomes are down. and so we've got serious economic problems in this country that need to be addressed that aren't being addressed. we need to change the direction of the country. that's what a romney-ryan ticket will
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
you talk to senior obama officials that is what they are counting on, vice president biden not taking on paul ryan but looking past him and going after mitt romney, something the president didn't do very well the first time. >>shepard: and everyone knows where the excitement is. i was talking to a couple of democrats, movers and shakers off the plane last night who said, biden will be great, as long as he did not take foot and insert in mouth which i guess he does. >>reporter: he does that from time to time. you remember a big one a few months ago when he changed the president's policy or got ahead of the president's changing of the policy on same-sex marriage. since that interview, by the way, the vice president has not done a national interview raising questions whether he is going to be in fighting shape tonight. remember, there were questions whether the president had phased enough questions, tough questions from the media, and whether that hurt him. we spoke to a conservative political analysts who said he is not expecting a biden gaffe. >> the problem for joe biden is how
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
. one ever them when the floor collapsed. we have no word on what caused that fire. >>> tonight, vice president joe biden and republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan face off in the first and only debate. pressure is on with president obama showing a slip in the polls following last week appear presidential debate. many are predicting more fireworks than what we saw when president obama and romney took the stage last week. >>> a former aide to d.c. mayor vincent gray's election campaign will not face jail time. howard brooks was given two years probation and 200 hours of community service. brooks pleaded guilty to charges he lead to federal investigators after he was accused of paying mayoral candidate suleiman brown to bad mouth former mayor adrian fenty during the heated 2010 campaign. the judge took into consideration the fact that brooks is helping the fbi with its investigation into gray's campaign. >>> today, the national zoo will release a cause of death for its newborn panda cub. in this morning's news conference, zoo officials will all let everyone know how the cub's m
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